Date: 9/29/17 2:54 pm
From: Hawkcount.Org Reports <reports...>
Subject: Rose Tree Park (29 Sep 2017) 21 Raptors
Rose Tree Park
Media, Pennsylvania, USA
Daily Raptor Counts: Sep 29, 2017
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Species Day's Count Month Total Season Total
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Turkey Vulture 0 0 0
Black Vulture 0 0 0
Osprey 4 77 77
Northern Harrier 0 15 15
Mississippi Kite 0 1 1
Bald Eagle 1 60 60
Sharp-shinned Hawk 1 154 154
Cooper's Hawk 0 26 26
Northern Goshawk 0 0 0
Red-shouldered Hawk 0 7 7
Broad-winged Hawk 2 2334 2334
Swainson's Hawk 0 0 0
Red-tailed Hawk 0 1 1
Rough-legged Hawk 0 0 0
Golden Eagle 0 0 0
American Kestrel 11 98 98
Merlin 1 13 13
Peregrine Falcon 1 13 13
Unknown Vulture 0 0 0
Unknown Accipiter 0 2 2
Unknown Buteo 0 3 3
Unknown Eagle 0 0 0
Unknown Falcon 0 1 1
Unknown Raptor 0 3 3

Total: 21 2808 2808
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Observation start time: 08:00:00
Observation end time: 15:00:00
Total observation time: 7 hours

Official Counter: John Mercer

Observers: Al Guarente

Weather:
Beautiful day, some clouds, some sun, cool, good for hawk watching except
hawk were not in big numbers

Raptor Observations:
Good day for Kestrel, movement started around 12 EST and dribbled on
through the rest of the day. One countable Juvenile Bald Eagle at 1:38 EST

Non-raptor Observations:
Twenty-three Monarch Butterfly

Predictions:
A front should come through between 8 and 9 am bringing NW winds, so it
could be a good day.
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Report submitted by John Mercer (<mercer1135...>)
Rose Tree Park information may be found at:
www.rtphawkwatch.org


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